On hot summer days, all you see on TV is re-runs of old series while you wait for a new exciting season in autumn. So how about a golden oldie this week in Short Shot? Edmond was a Donkey won, among other awards, the NTR Award for Best Short Animation Film during Go Short 2013 and now it’s on line for all of us to enjoy.  Read more…

Most children enjoy exploring their parents’ or grandparents’ attic or basement. Usually it’s a treasure chest full of old photos, clothes, diaries and little memories. Douglas Gautraud thought about this: in our digital age, will we leave such memories to our children and grandchildren? He honoured his mother’s and grandfather’s belongings in this little award-winning story.

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A lot of memorable music videos have passed by on the Short Shot blog, and Nobody Beats the Drum never disappoints us with their creative and funny videos. Remember those cute cats running around laser pointers? Their new video Let it Go is a sexy, funny animation about a hard working man letting it all go. This week, instead of the musicians (who are great of course!) we put illustrator Levi Jacobs in the spotlight with a short interview!

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Ah-chooo! Sneezing, it can be such an intense and satisfying feeling! In Bless You, an old man experiences a massive sneeze in the subway that literally blows his mind.

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As it is one of Netflix’ most popular series, chances are high you have seen or heard something about the critically acclaimed political drama House of Cards. A notable part of the series are the intro credits with beautiful time lapse shots of Washington DC. Ernstjan van Doorn, a big fan of the series, made his own version of the intro credits, shot in Amsterdam instead of Washington. It all started out as a hobby project because van Doorn wanted to try out his new Canon XA-10 camera.

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